May 20, 2019
Alice Rivlin, a leading government economist and the first woman to serve as the nation’s budget director, a cabinet-level position, died of cancer May 14 at her home in Washington, D.C. She was 88.
May 15, 2019
Only at Mason: Former CIA director George Tenet (1997-2004) made a rare public appearance earlier this month when he took the stage at George Mason University’s Founders Hall in Arlington for an off-the-record, 90-minute conversation with Mike Morell.
May 14, 2019
The soaring brass music that accompanies the faculty procession during the 2019 Schar School of Policy and Government’s Degree Celebration at EagleBank Arena sounds like a classic, grand ceremonial instrumental.
May 13, 2019
A new Washington Post and Schar School of Policy and Government poll shows the reputation of Washington, D.C.’s mass transit system is improving.
May 13, 2019
When Kevin “Kip” Thomas enrolled in the PhD in Public Policy program at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy—now the Schar School of Policy and Government—he was a decorated Navy Lieutenant Commander stationed at the Pentagon and serving on the military staff of the Secretary of the Navy.
May 08, 2019
A brisk mid-spring wind greeted 40 Schar School of Policy and Government students and faculty members as they arrived at the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.
May 06, 2019
Growing up in the Washington, D.C., area just a few years after George Mason University was founded, Sarah Maxwell knew little about what was then a small public university on the rise in Fairfax, Va.
May 03, 2019
From The Conversation:
Putin’s Plagiarism, Fake Ukrainian Degrees and Other Tales of World Leaders Accused of Academic Fraud
But academic fraud is nothing new—and it wasn’t invented in the United States. In certain countries, my research on academic corruption attests, some public officials have built their entire political careers on the false ...
May 03, 2019
George Mason University’s Office of the Provost and the Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning presented Schar School of Policy and Government associate professor of political science Jennifer N. Victor with one of the year’s highest academic honors.
May 02, 2019
Industry leaders and members of the academic transportation planning and policy community came together at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government on April 23 for a day-long conversation about a subject no less important than the future of mobility in the 21st Century.